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Monthly Archives: September 2019

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Sep
27

Intel claims its next-gen SSD memory won’t be as bad as everyone else’s

Our NAND’s better than your NAND. That’s Intel’s message from its recent memory and storage event in South Korea, and is part of its reasoning behind the suggestion that its penta-level cell SSDs will be superior to the competition. If […]

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Sep
27

Dota 2’s latest update is trying to kill smurfs

Earlier this month, Valve unveiled a suite of matchmaking changes making their way to Dota 2 in time for the next ranked season. Now, some of those changes are taking effect – and smurfs are in the firing line. In […]

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Sep
27

Nvidia’s GPU-powered AI hopes to put an end to green screens

Nvidia is applying its RTX graphics card’s artificial intelligence smarts to remove the need for streamers’ green screens. Thanks to the Tensor Cores within the Turing architecture, Nvidia is reportedly able to ditch green screens altogether and let its AI figure out […]

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Sep
27

Destiny 2 ritual weapons: the new Shadowkeep pinnacle weapons explained

What are Destiny 2 ritual weapons? Anyone reading Bungie’s latest This Week at Bungie post will have noticed their introduction, alongside the absence of new Destiny 2 pinnacle weapons. In short, Bungie reckons that legendary weapons have become too powerful, […]

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Sep
27

Sea of Thieves players are naming their pets after a real-life vomiting monkey

Some of the devs at Rare recently held a livestream to talk about goodies heading to Sea of Thieves in an update, which include pets to take with you on your voyages. To help break down the details for viewers, […]

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Sep
27

World of Warcraft’s beloved meme has become self-aware

It’s been a wild ride, but the Battle for Azeroth seems to be drawing towards its finale. World of Warcraft’s current expansion has been underwritten by betrayal, genocide, and some extremely difficult raid bosses, but its silver lining has been […]

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Sep
27

Minecraft Earth needed “two-and-a-half miracles” to get tech working

Minecraft Earth brings an augmented reality version of Mojang’s iconic sandbox block-builder to mobiles. From what we’ve seen so far, it looks like a hugely impressive feat from a technical standpoint – not least because its game director has now […]

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Sep
27

“I’ll have what Corsair’s having” – Logitech buys Streamlabs for $83m

Logitech has agreed to acquire Streamlabs for $89 million in cash, with an extra $29 million in shares reserved for good behaviour. The streaming software company has risen to the forefront of streaming tech in recent years, largely thanks to […]

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Sep
27

PUBG devs disable a Halloween skin after it looked like the lion had a penis

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has launched a fresh set of Halloween skins just ahead of the start of spooky season, and besides some pirate looks and an inexplicably sexy skeleton, there are also some Wizard of Oz-themed costumes. Leo can be purchased […]

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Sep
26

The first Borderlands 3 patch notes fix that busted Killavolt boss fight

Borderlands 3 gets its first big patch today, and you know what means: it’s time for patch notes! Today’s list includes a broad range of bug fixes, UI improvements, and performance tweaks, but perhaps the most important detail is that […]